Check out the resources below to learn more about data privacy. www.staysafeonline.com www.iapp.org https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/01/22/Data-Privacy-Day https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/about-the-opc/what-we-do/awareness-campaigns-and-events/data-privacy-day/ https://www.coe.int/en/web/portal/28-january-data-protection-day
Another unfortunate case of a ransomware attack on a municipality. Read more here and how they may end up paying the ransom.
CSR brings in special guest Chuck Norris to promote CSR's uRISQ https://isigmaconf.secure-platform.com/a/gallery/rounds/2/details/31
Check out the article with ARMA member Dr. Galina Datskovsky
It’s been six months since the pandemic started and most people are still working remotely. The questions still abound regarding what the on-going pandemic holds for our businesses and our lives as we move into winter. How well have...
In an uncertain global market like that which we are experiencing as a result of fallout from the Coronavirus and recent OPEC impasse, inexperienced or unnerved business and IT leaders tend to hunker down, tighten the belt, jettison the ballast, or worse, just stay the course. More experienced and steely leaders, on the other hand, take to heart the saying: “Don’t Waste a Crisis.” But how does one understand a crisis, and anticipate and take advantage of its ramifications? One word: Data. True, most crises are unique and remain unpredictable in many ways. They are times of great uncertainty. Certainty, or at least predictable activity, can be gleaned from the deterministic chain of responses, and capitalized upon. So while it may make sense to push the pause button on particular capital expenditures, investing in data and analytics in many cases should be accelerated not abated. Don’t miss this timely webinar in which Gies Adjunct Professor and Principal Data and Analytics Strategist with Caserta, Doug Laney, will share guidance and examples for business and IT leaders on how to leverage your (and other’s) data assets to buffet against, and even thrive, in challenging economic times.
The 2019 version of RSA Conference in San Francisco has come and gone. Here are some of the product and session highlights, major themes and excellent resources to dig deeper into myriad cybersecurity and technology topics.

Top Posts on IG GURU in 2019

Security, blockchain, legacy media (tape), leadership, frameworks, and misuse of information continue to be popular topics on IG GURU. Below are the top posts from 2019. 14 ways to create a secure password Popular Information Governance Frameworks and Models What is...
Check out this interested article here. Photo by Owen Beard on Unsplash
Check out the article here by Andrew Ysasi at Vital Records Control
The U.S. government claimed that turning American medical charts into electronic records would make health care better, safer, and cheaper. Ten years and $36 billion later, the system is an unholy mess: Inside a digital revolution gone wrong. A joint investigation by Fortune and Kaiser Health News.
Avoiding digital snoops takes more than throwing money at the problem, but that part can be really fun.
Athens Orthopedic Clinic PA ("Athens Orthopedic") has agreed to pay $1,500,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and to adopt a corrective action plan to settle potential violations...
By Zoe KleinmanTechnology reporter, BBC News  18 March 2019Technology MySpace, one of the first online social networks, has apologised after a server migration caused a huge loss of data. A message on its website says that "any photos, videos and audio files"...
A smart city is pretty much an urban region that makes use of information and communication technology, with electronic sensors to optimize efficiency, collect data, share information, and better the services rendered by the government and the lives of...
A publicly available 75-page PDF that covers the origins of privacy in the US and how privacy has evolved in the US from GLBA, HIPAA, FCRA, FERPA, COPPA, ECPA, CFAA, CFPA and more recently CCPA and the impacts of...
This article discusses how the IRS in the USA along with agencies in the UK and South Korea. A notable quote from the article, "By analyzing the blockchain and de-anonymizing bitcoin transactions, the agency was able to identify...
Check out the video below introducing the new CIGO association and certification.
A fantastic resource to help organizations train, educate, and help their stakeholders how to avoid scams.
In many offices, IM policies are long and confusing, and no one reads them. Worse, they often sound like angry parents scolding naughty children. Adults bristle at disrespectfully worded statements, making compliance a battle. The reality is that the...